“Sentara has built an IT innovation group and we’ve actually built a consultancy that we’re helping other healthcare companies leverage RDSH, leverage cloud, leverage vSAN, HCI.”

Matthew Douglas, Chief Enterprise Architect, Sentara Healthcare
British Heart Foundation

Sentara Healthcare’s data center modernization, with hyperconverged infrastructure that includes VMware vSAN and VMware NSX, saves the company millions of dollars while protecting data in order to meet regulatory compliance needs. This highly scalable infrastructure reliably supports a digital workspace environment featuring VMware Horizon virtual desktops serving 12,500 concurrent Epic EMR users. The company’s leadership in technology innovation has created new opportunities for Sentara Healthcare to provide technology consulting to other healthcare organizations.

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Jens Koegler

Jens Koegler is VMware's Healthcare Industry Director in EMEA. He is helping our healthcare customers develop and run modern applications to drive innovation and ensure better patient care through a digital foundation that includes data center, hybrid cloud, mobile, networking and security technologies. VMware plays a strategic role in the healthcare industry. Its leading innovations in enterprise software help ensure consistent patient care and reduce IT access time for healthcare professionals so they can spend more time with their patients. Jens plays a key role in helping customers understand how new applications, devices, the latest IT technologies and digital transformation are driving innovation in healthcare.